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Art is a selfie background

Art is a selfie background
Art, formerly considered an high end cultural extravaganza, is now entering a new perception phase. Forget the eye opening art-critic comment, the interview ...

A nomadic Life

A nomadic Life
As an old tradition, Khampas from all over the Tibetan Plateau come to celebrate The Litang Horse Festival every August in Litang County, Sichuan province, C...

Products are people

Products are people
Products are people and they're looking at me. – Anthropomorphism, the innate human tendency to attribute human or human-like characteristics, motives and be...

Paradise Garbage

Paradise Garbage
We live in a society of consumerism and globalization, everything nowadays is available. We eat, consume, buy, travel, and drink. We want to own more and mor...

Burning trash

Burning trash
I had always thought that's just the poor people who clean their yard by burning the rubbish, but I had to change my mind. I spoke recently with a rich kid f...

Understanding emotions

Understanding emotions
“So what are emotions, really? Well, strap on your seat belt, because … emotions are guesses. They are guesses that your brain constructs in the moment where...

Gili Day

Gili Day
Gili means island. Near Lombok, in East Indonesia, there are 3 small islands on the the Wallace Line channel, called Gilis in short. No car nor motorbikes. D...

Hallucinating all the time

Hallucinating all the time
“We’re all hallucinating all the time, including right now. It’s just that when we agree about our hallucinations, we call that reality.”

Don’t believe in beliefs

Don’t believe in beliefs
Don’t believe in beliefs. When mystery presents itself people want answers. And when there are none, they cling to beliefs. As the function of a belief is to...

Perception deceives us

Perception deceives us
Our perception deceives us. We awake in the morning feeling still, as we look out the window to see a tiny looking sun rising in the sky. We walk outside and...

Treasures of Meaning

Treasures of Meaning
The concept of meaning starts with emptiness. It is like an empty bowl. You may fill an empty bowl with whatever you may wish – whether it be rice, fruit or ...

Women, flowers and dances

Women, flowers and dances
An head full of flowers carefully prepared in the shape of an headdress.

Old and happy

Old and happy
Why is it that many old people in western societies look all but happy? Has it to do with separation and loneliness? Is it the price to pay for what they cal...

Economics for everyone

Economics for everyone
Illustrated here by Andrew Park, Ha-Joon Chang explains why every single person can and should get their head around basic economics.

There is a beginning

There is a beginning
See the Pen Ancient Chinese Wisdom by rokma (@rokma) on CodePen.

Numbeo: Numbers for all

Numbeo: Numbers for all
Numbeo is the world’s largest database providing current and timely information on world living conditions.

Snaking into Milano China

Snaking into Milano China
2013 Snake year celebration parade is being held in Milano Chinatown. Clean winter sky, a warm shy sun to celebrate cultural identity with ease.

what on earth did I just witness?

what on earth did I just witness?
Chinese animation artist Ray Lei, 26-year-old, has already hit International Animation Festival shows few times with his interesting multimedia works.

Best of La Linea

Best of La Linea
La Linea (“The Line”) is an Italian animated series created by the Italian cartoonist Osvaldo Cavandoli.

The Mah Song

The Mah Song
Marionettes of Spirits, The Mah Song. On an early morning in October, a crowd of men and women from Phuket's Thai-Chinese community gather in silence at the ...

Thailand's Sex Tourism

Thailand's Sex Tourism
During the Vietnam war, American Soldiers would come to Thailand for R&R. Since then, Thailand has become known throughout the world as a premier destin...

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard

A Shaman, His Family and his First Alaia Surfboard
The Mentawai people are an indigenous tribe of hunters who live deep in the jungle of Siberut Island, off the coast of western Sumatra.

Nigerian sunday

Nigerian sunday
A West African community gathers at Sunday for a energetic gospel session. The goal is to build unity, faith and happiness in every man and woman.

Unity in Diversity

Unity in Diversity
Indonesia’s experience in pushing harmony and acceptance of differences lays his roots in the Pancasila principles.